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'''John Wesley''' (;. 2 March 1791) was an Anglicanism|Anglican minister (Christianity)|minister and Christian theology|theologian who, with his brother Charles Wesley|Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, is credited with the foundation of the Evangelicalism|evangelical movement known as Methodism. His work and writings also played a leading role in the development of the Holiness movement and Pentecostalism. Educated at Charterhouse School and Oxford University, Wesley was elected a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford in 1726 and ordination|ordained a priest two years later. Returning to Oxford in 1729 after serving as curate at his father's parish, he led the Holy Club, a society formed for the purpose of study and the pursuit of a devout Christian life; it had been founded by his brother Charles, and counted George Whitefield among...
NationalityKingdom of Great Britain|British (English until 1707)
EducationChrist Church, Oxford
Occupation{{hlist |Cleric|Theologian|Author}}
ReligionChristian (Anglicanism|Anglican{{\}}Methodism|Methodist)
SpouseMary Vazeille
Parents{{nowrap|Samuel Wesley (poet)|Samuel and Susanna Wesley}}
SiblingsCharles Wesley
SignatureAppletons' Wesley John signature.svg
Ordained1725
Offices held{{longitem|List of Presidents of the Methodist Conference|President of the Methodist Conference}}
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